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What better way to celebrate the Kawarau Suspension Bridge’s new Landmarks Whenua Tohunga status, than by bungy jumping off it dressed in 19th century costume to mark the occasion.

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Earlier this year DOC Intern Madison Charles discovered an interesting link between the historic Kawarau Bridge, a leading New Zealand engineer and the world’s symbol for extinction – the dodo.

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Experiencing Rangihoua Heritage Park – the site of New Zealand’s first Christmas service and the first place Māori allowed English missionaries to settle.

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